Laura McAloon, Grand Island City Administrator, poses for a photo in Grand Island, Nebraska. Associated Press
Gates, a billionaire who stepped down as chairman of Microsoft Corp in 2014, has through his philanthropic Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation committed at least $1.75 billion to the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes support for some makers of vaccines,
On a daylong visit to the capital, Islamabad, Gates was given the prestigious Hilal-e-Pakistan award by President Arif Alvi in a televised ceremony, after he met with Prime Minister Imran Khan at his office.
In announcing their split on Twitter, the couple said they would continue their joint work on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which funds programmes in global health, gender equality, education and other causes.
Seeking a better life in the United States, migrant Nohe Vargas has spent the past two months dodging police as he weaves a slow way north by bus and motorbike from his home in Nicaragua. Taking refuge at a migrant camp in Mexico City, the 32-year-old cook is now in a hurry to
French President Emmanuel Macron wanted to create “strategic ambiguity” by openly discussing the idea of sending Western troops to Ukraine, but he was so ambiguous that he sparked confusion and irritation among some allies. Macron’s comments at a late-night news conference,
While the large lake which is at the giant dam site of Valle De Bravo has water levels 32 per cent less than its capacity, and the lake bed of parched and cracked earth is exposed, many of the private estates of the rich around have brimful of private lakes inside. There is of course
Texas, an independent country 200 years ago, now boasts a pocket of people who want that status back, advocating a separation they call Texit. Its advocates say the dramatic move — loosely inspired by Britain’s Brexit from the European Union — would help resolve a roiling immigration